Reviews for Your Skeletal System

Library Media Connection Reviews 2013 January/February
Explore different aspects of how your body works as basic knowledge and general information are given. Well-defined chapter titles, basic sentence structure, and plenty of white space are perfect for early readers. Smaller text boxes placed near images on each page provide thoughtful questions or state additional facts. Photos are crisp and vibrant, diagrams are simple yet informative, and there are images of specific body parts. This is an informative series for the inquisitive reader who wants to know basic facts about how our body works. Bibliography. Glossary. Websites. Table of Contents. Index. Eileen Wright, Reference Librarian, Montana State University Billings Library, Billings, Montana [Editor's Note: Available in e-book, interactive book formats, and paperback.] RECOMMENDED Copyright 2012 Linworth Publishing, Inc.

School Library Journal Reviews 2012 November

Gr 3-5--This series will be useful in any collection needing updated texts about the human body. The titles clearly explain what functions each of the six systems performs. The design is eye-catching and attractive, with lots of clean white space and an easy-on-the-eyes font. Captioned photographs or colorful diagrams appear on every page. Many of the photographs were taken with a microscope and are sure to fascinate children. In every volume, the detailed photo captions and sidebars provide additional interesting factoids that complement the main texts. For example, readers learn in Respiratory that "You can sing high and low by tightening your vocal cords." These titles will appeal to browsers, and the strong back matter makes them useful for reports as well.

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